amazingbudpowellalternative

August 9, 1949
New York City

Blue Note Records

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Personnel

Sonny Rollins (tenor saxophone)
Bud Powell (piano)
Fats Navarro (trumpet)
Tommy Potter (bass)
Roy Haynes (drums)

Tracks

Bouncing with Bud
Wail
Dance of the Infidels
52nd Street Theme

Sonny was only nineteen when these sides were recorded. Playing with bebop co-founder Bud Powell was a tremendous career boost for the young saxophonist.